Pre-conference Workshop

The Psycho-physiology of Meaning-Making

A Symposium-Workshop at the 15th Annual International Gatherings in Biosemiotics, Aalborg University

Copenhagen, June 29, 2015

 

The Augmented Cognition Lab at Aalborg University Copenhagen is dedicated to the study of perception, cognition, affective states and aesthetic experience in digital and multimodal media and in cognitive technologies. As part of its hosting this year of the 15th Annual International Gatherings in Biosemiotics, we are holding a one day pre-conference symposium-workshop to promote a discussion on the hybridization between semiotic studies and psychophysiology. Everyone is welcome to join the discussion.

Attendance to the workshop/symposium is free. However registration is required. In order to register please send an e-mail to Sarune Baceviciute: sba@create.aau.dk

PROGRAM

10:00 -10:30 – Introduction: The semiotics of psychophysiology and the psychophysiology of semiotics

Luis Emilio Bruni – Augmented Cognition Lab, Aalborg University

10:30 – 11:00 – Writing with Brains – A Situated Analysis of Event-Related Potentials Research

Sarah Klein – Communication and Science Studies, University of California, San Diego

 

11:00 – 11:30 – Coffee break

 

11:30 – 12:00 – The multifarious meanings of gaze

Paolo Burelli – Augmented Cognition Lab, Aalborg University

12:00 – 12:30 – Using efficient Mismatch negativity (MMN) to extract categories from audio

Karl Kristoffer Jensen – Department of Architecture and Media Technology, Aalborg University

 

12:30 – 14:00 – Lunch break

 

14:00 – 14:30 – Emoacoustics: investigating how auditory perceived distance differently affects emotional response to aversive or appetitive stimuli

Justin Christensen – Department of Communication and Psychology, Aalborg University

14:30 – 15:00 – Brain interactions between therapist and client in music therapy: A pilot project

Erik Christensen, Timespace / Guest lecturer at Aalborg University

 

15:00 – 15:30 – Coffee break

 

15:30 – 16:30 – Workshop and live experiment:

Physiology and Intentionality: reflections on a live P300 brain-computer interface spelling experiment

Don Favareau, National University of Singapore

Sarune Baceviciute, Augmented Cognition Lab, Aalborg University

16:30 – 17:00 – General Discussion: Towards a research agenda on the psycho-physiology of meaning-making

Plenum

18:00 – 20:00 – Join the Welcome Reception for the 15th Annual International Gatherings in Biosemiotics

 

Attendance to the workshop/symposium is free. However registration is required. In order to register please send an e-mail to Sarune Baceviciute: sba@create.aau.dk

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